About the Antique Rugs of the Future Project

Sheep Breeds of Azerbaijan

Sorting, Washing, Carding, Spinning

"The advantages of handspun yarn to machine spun yarn"

Rediscovery of Ancient Natural Dyes
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Difference between synthetically and naturally dyed rugs

Weaving and Finishing Steps

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"Tree of Life" Kazak rug with superbly lustrous wool and fully saturated natural colours

Size (metric): 176x226cm
Size (ft): 5'9"x7'4"
Area: 3.97 m2
Density: 105 000 knots per square meter, totally 420 000 knots
Weaving period: 4 months
Dyes: 100% natural dyes: madder, weld (Reseda Luteola), indigo, pomegranate skins, walnut husks, natural brown sheep wool, natural ivory sheep wool
- all are eco-friendly and non-toxic
Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, wool warps and madder dyed red wefts
Handwoven in Kazak Region, Azerbaijan

The madder-red field with a central vertical row of lawn green and ivory trees flanked by the polychrome geometric floral and animal motifs, in an ivory border of polychrome arrow-heads between green and indigo saw-tooth guard stripes

The "tree Kazak" rug is one whose iconography stands out clearly from the other well-known Kazak types. Unlike the medallions of various shapes and symbolism, these rugs are covered with immediately recognisable plants forms.

Contact us for more information about this rug






For more information about the above rug or to place an order please email vd@azerbaijanrugs.com (Baku, Azerbaijan) or ra@azerbaijanrugs.com  (San Francisco Bay Area). We will get back to you within 24 hours or less.